Arts & Entertainment

Old North State is bidding Durango goodbye

Aiming high sometimes means moving on. Old North State, the local acoustic rock and bluegrass band that has at times been a duo, a trio and a quartet, is pulling up stakes for higher hopes.No...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Rahzel gets mouthy

As if simultaneous beatboxing and rapping wasn’t interesting enough, mix in artists like Björk and Ben Harper and you can see why Rahzel has been called the “Godfather of Noyze” and “greatest...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

AC/DC’s catalog is now on iTunes

NEW YORK – AC/DC is finally releasing its music digitally on iTunes.Columbia Records and Apple announced Monday that the classic rock band’s music will be available at the iTunes Store worldwide....

DATE: Nov. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Symphony frames new music with classics

The good ship Lollapalooza sailed Saturday night with 135 singers and 47 orchestral musicians on board. By numbers alone, singers could have swamped the San Juan Symphony, but they didn’t. So well...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Reggae legends to rock Durango

Jamaica and reggae. They go hand in hand.Since the 1960s, the laid-back, feel-good music has transcended the island’s borders and is enjoyed by the world. From Tokyo to London to Honolulu, reggae...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Jermaine Jackson files petition to change his name

Jermaine Jackson doesn’t want to be a Jackson anymore?The older brother of Michael Jackson filed a name change petition Tuesday in Los Angeles, reports the AP.He wants to switch to Jermaine...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Mozart’s ‘Requiem’ is his enduring legacy

Don’t believe everything you see in the movies.That’s the message maestro Arthur Post delivered to an enthusiastic bunch of classical music-lovers Wednesday at Sorrel Sky Gallery for his regular...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Beyonce set for Super Bowl halftime

NEW YORK – All the single ladies will be watching the upcoming Super Bowl along with football lovers. That's because Beyonce is the halftime show performer.A source familiar with the Super Bowl...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Music in the Mountains conductor up for Grammy

When Music in the Mountains kicks off its 27th season next summer, festival-goers are crossing their fingers that the program will include “Grammy winner” under the biography for conductor and...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Can’t make a festival? Go online

AUSTIN, Texas – Music festivals are booming, and so is one alternative to paying soaring ticket prices to spend a long weekend packed among 50,000 or more typically sweaty concertgoers: watching...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Rush and Public Enemy among Rock Hall of Fame nominations for 2013

Rush, Deep Purple, Public Enemy and N.W.A. are among the group of first-time nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.They join returnees Heart, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Randy Newman,...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

New leaders take roles at festival

Music in the Mountains will have new leadership on its board of directors and executive staff when the 27th season opens next summer.John Anderson will succeed Terry Bacon, whose term ended Sept....

DATE: Oct. 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

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